Course details

CRICOS course code: 089157K

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


The structure of the Diploma of Beauty Therapy allows students to further their career in beauty therapy in specialised and advanced areas. The Diploma offers beauty therapists additional options for further career advancements in various fields. They include managerial or teaching positions, salon ownership, specialised post-graduate work or a career as a representative for professional beauty therapy companies. Option 1 specialises in relaxation massage, from aromatherapy and reflexology through to Indian head massage. Students will graduate with an understanding of lymphatic drainage massage therapies and alternative therapies. This will be of benefit to those students wishing to work in a day spa, beauty salon or further their career in massage therapies or become salon owners. Option 2 allows our graduates to gain knowledge and skills within the spa environment including Indian head massage and hot stone therapies. Students who complete this option will go on to lead exciting careers in day spas, beauty therapy salons, cruise ships and holiday resorts or become salon owners. Option 3 is designed for those students wishing to gain experience and qualifications in electrolysis which is a great basis for beginning a career in laser or Intense Pulsed Light therapies. Students will graduate with a thorough knowledge and understanding of the skin and permanent hair removal techniques. This option will lead to exciting careers in beauty therapy salons, hair removal clinics, cruise ships and possible salon ownership. All three Diploma of Beauty Therapy options will allow students to gain knowledge and skills in all beauty therapy services from waxing through to body massage and micro-dermabrasion. Our Diploma of Beauty Therapy courses also cover business planning in great depth, giving successful graduates a thorough understanding of salon management the opportunity to open their own business.

Unit Code Unit of Competency
SHBBBOS002 Provide body massages
SHBBBOS003 Provide body treatments
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services
SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
SHBBFAS003 Provide specialised facial treatments
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a Personal services environment
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): Course Fee: 15,400
Duration: 67 weeks Read more3 days per week
Study mode: Full time

Queensland School of Beauty Therapy

44 Benson Street
Brisbane Queensland 4066

Entry criteria

Academic and English Language Requirements for International Students On IELTS (Academic Module) with no individual score less than 5.0 Foundation Course (CN0023A) - 5.0 on IELTS (Academic Module) with no individual score less than 4.0 or TOEFL : 530 (paper based test) 197 (computer based score) Foundation Course (CN0023A) - TOEFL: 515 (paper based test) 185 (computer based test) or *ISLPR (4 skills-reading, writing, listening, speaking) with no individual score less than 3 Foundation Course (CN0023A) - ISLPR two skills with a minimum score of 2, other two skills with a minimum score of 2+ or TAFE Queensland Certificate IV in English or First Cambridge Certificate of English, A or B grade or Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English or Successful completion of an acceptable formal course (not ELICOS) where the medium of instruction is English or 'Sound Achievement', or equivalent, Year 12 English in an Australian School (English Language assessment levels vary according to the country of nationality and the course enrolled to study.


Queensland School of Beauty Therapy
44 Benson Street
Brisbane Queensland 4066